6. Narrow QRS Complex Tachycardia

  1. William J. Brady MD, EMT-B, FACEP, FAAEM3,4,5,
  2. Korin B. Hudson MD, NREMT-P, FACEP6,7,
  3. Robin Naples MD, FACEP8,
  4. Amita Sudhir MD, FACEP9,
  5. Steven H. Mitchell MD, NREMT-P, FACEP10,
  6. Jeffrey D. Ferguson MD, NREMT-P, FACEP11,12,13 and
  7. Robert C. Reiser MD, FACEP9
  1. Courtney B. Saunders MD1 and
  2. Jeffrey D. Ferguson MD, NREMT-P, FACEP2,11,12,13

Published Online: 28 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118473740.ch6

The ECG in Prehospital Emergency Care

The ECG in Prehospital Emergency Care

How to Cite

Saunders, C. B. and Ferguson, J. D. (2012) Narrow QRS Complex Tachycardia, in The ECG in Prehospital Emergency Care (eds W. J. Brady, K. B. Hudson, R. Naples, A. Sudhir, S. H. Mitchell, J. D. Ferguson and R. C. Reiser), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118473740.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Resuscitation Committee, Charlottesville, USA

  2. 4

    Emergency Preparedness and Response, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, USA

  3. 5

    Charlottesville-Albemarle Rescue Squad and Albemarle County Fire Rescue, Charlottesville, USA

  4. 6

    Department of Emergency Medicine, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, USA

  5. 7

    Georgetown Emergency Response Medical Service, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, USA

  6. 8

    Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA

  7. 9

    University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, USA

  8. 10

    Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, USA

  9. 11

    Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, USA

  10. 12

    EastCare Critical Care Transport, East Carolina University, Greenville, USA

  11. 13

    Pitt County Emergency Services, East Carolina University, Greenville, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, Marshall University, Huntington, USA

  2. 2

    Emergency Medicine, Brody School of Medicine, EastCare Critical Care Transport, Pitt County Emergency Services, East Carolina University, Greenville, USA

  3. 11

    Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, USA

  4. 12

    EastCare Critical Care Transport, East Carolina University, Greenville, USA

  5. 13

    Pitt County Emergency Services, East Carolina University, Greenville, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 NOV 2012
  2. Published Print: 4 DEC 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405185776

Online ISBN: 9781118473740

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Keywords:

  • narrow QRS tachycardia;
  • SA/AV node;
  • NCTs, regular/irregular;
  • ST in NCT;
  • sinus tachycardia;
  • QRS complex;
  • PSVT;
  • AVNRT;
  • atrial fibrillation;
  • MAT

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Regular narrow complex tachycardia

  • Irregular narrow complex tachycardias